Environmental Policy Specific news releases regarding domestic and international environmental policies are included in this section. Stories will focus on general interest topics, as well as targeted policy concerns and environmental programs.

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07:25 GMT Electrolux Highlights Lower Emissions and Investments for Improved Climate Impact in 2018 Sustainability Report

Electrolux, the appliance industry sustainability leader, today reported a 66% reduction in CO2 emissions from its operations since 2005, and...


22 Mar, 2019, 17:29 GMT Plastic Sustainability: Dominica Contributes Least to Climate Change via Green Ethos - CS Global Partners

Despite being at the forefront of climate change, having been faced with the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and Storm Erika a few years ago, Dominica...


16 Mar, 2019, 05:00 GMT Virgin Founder, Sir Richard Branson Proposes Strategy to Tackle Climate Change

Sir Richard Branson has shared his vision for a Clean Energy Dividend which he hopes will tackle climate change. Writing in his blog today, amid...


28 Feb, 2019, 21:18 GMT Launch of the 2019 European Social Innovation Competition: €150,000 for Three Innovations Reducing Plastic Waste

Today, at an event in Ljubljana, Slovenia, the European Commission launched the 2019 edition of the European Social Innovation Competition. Under the ...


04 Feb, 2019, 07:06 GMT Golden Agri-Resources: The Way Forward for Palm Oil is Sustainable Production, not a Phase Out

Ahead of the original deadline for the adoption of the European Union's (EU) Renewable Energy Directive (RED) II delegated act on Indirect Land Use...


15 Jan, 2019, 15:12 GMT Nestlé Accelerates Action to Tackle Plastic Waste

Nestlé today laid out its broader vision to achieve a waste-free future and announced a series of specific actions towards meeting its April 2018...


10 Jan, 2019, 13:00 GMT Firmenich Joins RE100 and Reaches 100% Renewable Power Across Its European and US Manufacturing Sites

Firmenich is proud to have joined RE100, a global initiative of the world's most influential companies, all committed to 100% renewable power. Today, ...


09 Jan, 2019, 04:00 GMT New EIU Research Highlights Initiatives From Across the Indian Ocean Region Encouraging the Sustainable Development of the Ocean

The report presents case studies of innovative approaches to the most pressing ocean challenges facing the Indian Ocean Rim countries; Case studies...


13 Dec, 2018, 15:03 GMT Cargill Outlines Plan to End Cocoa Deforestation

The Protect Our Planet strategic action plan describes how Cargill will eliminate deforestation from its cocoa supply chain. By 2020, the company...


12 Dec, 2018, 14:34 GMT Costa Rica and the Netherlands to Become NDC Partnership Co-Chairs in 2019 and 2020

At a high-level event on the sidelines of the United Nations Climate Conference COP24 honoring two years of collaboration to advance climate and...


12 Dec, 2018, 07:44 GMT Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation: Agreements Worth $3.5 Billion Signed on the Margins of the Africa 2018 Forum

Agreements will invest in infrastructure, foster entrepreneurship and develop Egypt's private sector Following the successful implementation of its...


29 Nov, 2018, 15:56 GMT Italian Exhibition Group: Italy-Egypt Meeting for Sustainable Development and Green Technologies

A 2-Day Event Organized by the Italian Embassy in Cairo in Collaboration with Ecomondo The "Business Forum on water, energy, waste and mobility"will...


16 Nov, 2018, 09:30 GMT The Republic of Mozambique Launches an Ambitious, Inclusive, and Transparent Pathway to Drive Climate Action

The Government has elaborated a long-term implementation plan – the 2020-2025 NDC Roadmap that informed the short-term, results-based Needs Plan...


14 Nov, 2018, 08:00 GMT Ultimaker Achieves ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Certifications

Ultimaker, the global leader in desktop 3D printing, today announced that it achieved certification against ISO 9001:2015 for quality management and...


13 Nov, 2018, 20:45 GMT Press Opportunities During Visit to Australia & New Zealand by Head of Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization

The final station in a network of 21 Australian nuclear test monitoring facilities, "IS03", at Davis Base, Antarctica, was recently certified. To...


31 Oct, 2018, 11:37 GMT 2018 Budget – Sagentia Response: Reducing Plastic Needs a Focus on Science and Innovation

Announcements in the UK Autumn Budget demonstrate renewed pressure on companies to reduce plastic use. But according to Sagentia, a Science Group...


25 Oct, 2018, 11:29 BST Reduction of Single-use Plastics Needs to Tie in With Circular Economy Actions and Consumption Realities in Europe

The European Parliament approved yesterday its report on the draft Directive on Marine Pollution and Single-use Plastics. "European Bioplastics fully ...


24 Oct, 2018, 09:30 BST Climate Protection in Transport: International Conference on Renewable Mobility "Fuels of the Future 2019" - The Programme is Online

The programme for the 16th International Conference on Renewable Mobility "Fuels of the Future" at http://www.fuels-of-the-future.com, which will...


09 Oct, 2018, 07:00 BST The Jane Goodall Institute Launches ForeverWild Campaign

International NGO founded by Dr. Jane Goodall raises awareness to protect species from trafficking With the imminent publication of Horizon Scan, a...